Posted on December 17, 2013 by Dr. Francis Collins Comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies aim to determine what works (and what doesn’t) in the real world of clinical medicine. Such studies are essential to identify the safest, most effective ways of detecting, treating, and preventing disease. Yet, both patients and researchers are often frustrated by … Continue reading In the News: PCORnet: Meeting Clinical Trials’ Need for Speed
December 12 radio broadcast To the Point: Medical records are being digitized on a massive scale to bring down the costs of healthcare and, maybe, to produce better outcomes. It also means a loss of patient privacy. We weigh the risks and the benefits of Big Data in the field of medicine. Host: Warren Olney … Continue reading In the News: Can Big Data Make Healthcare Better, Cheaper?
[Washington Post: December 7, 2014] Panel will review medical outcomes to find what works One little-heralded part of President Obama’s health-care reform law proposes to change that, possibly transforming medical practice for the better — but also probably inciting renewed political warfare over health-care “rationing.” In July, the government began collecting a small tax on … Continue reading In the News: Panel will review medical outcomes to find what works
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2013) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will hold a public teleconference and webinar from noon-1:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, Dec. 17, to consider three slates of awardees for funding approval: The individual health data networks that together will create a new National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network to … Continue reading PCORI Board to Vote on Proposed Funding Awards during Dec. 17 Meeting
December 17, 2013 12:00 p.m. (ET) – 1:30 p.m. (ET) Location Teleconference/Webinar Meeting Agenda